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Plastic Bags Public Listening Session

updated: Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The St. Louis Park City Council is considering regulation of point-of-sale plastic bags in the city. After discussion of the topic and hearing from an expert panel of industry representatives and interested stakeholders June 22, the city council now wants to hear from residents, business owners and others who are interested in this topic.

Attend a public listening session Wednesday, September 2, at 6 p.m. at The Rec Center Banquet Room, 3700 Monterey Drive, St. Louis Park. This session will be videotaped and will be available for viewing after the session.

If you are unable to attend the listening session and would like to make your comments part of the public record, please sent your comments to Kala Fisher, solid waste program coordinator, at kfisher@stlouispark.org or call (952) 924-2183. Comments may also be shared via MyStLouisPark at www.mystlouispark.org.

To learn more about this issue and view the expert panel presentation, visit slpmn.us/plasticbags. After hearing feedback, the council will propose possible policies at an October 2015 meeting, to be followed by a second listening session on the specific proposed policy.



Fare For All

updated: Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Food That Makes Cents
All ages
Fare For All is a cooperative food purchasing program that sells groceries at discounted prices and is open to anyone and everyone. There is no pre-registration and many forms of payment are accepted.
Tuesdays, Sept. 8, Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Nov. 24
4 – 6 p.m.

Central Community Center, 6300 Walker St.
 
For more information and future Fare For All distribution dates, visit www.fareforall.org.



Historic Train Depot Open Days

updated: Monday, August 03, 2015

The St. Louis Park Historical Society invites you to the Historic Milwaukee Road Depot to learn more about the railroad heritage of our city. A short presentation will be shared along with time to try the telegraph machine, view the displays, participate in a kids activity, and see the inside of the restored Depot which is on the Register of National...


Fall Clean-Up Day

The Annual Fall Clean-Up Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the St. Louis Park Municipal Service Center, 7305 Oxford Street. The event is for St. Louis Park residents only, personal identification will be required.

For a fee:

  • Bulky items for disposal (e.g. furniture, toys, remodeling supplies, wood, equipment, etc.).
  • Appliances
  • CRT Monitors, Box/Tube TV's.
  • Tires (collected for shredding and reuse).
  • Mattresses and box springs can be brought to the event for recycling, for a fee of $20 each regardless of size.

Check back soon for fee information. Cash or checks only.

For no charge:

  • Bicycles in any condition.
  • Electronics – EXCLUDES CRT Monitors, Box/Tube TV's, which are accepted for a fee.
  • Gently used items for donation.
  • Textile recycling – Bring torn and worn clothes, shoes (pairs only), linens, towels, fabric scraps and rags for free recycling. Clean and dry only please.
  • Scrap metal recycling – Bring in old metal grills, steel shelving, bed frames etc. Lawn mowers and snow blowers must be drained of all fluids.
  • Paper shredding – Bring in your papers for free shredding. Limit three grocery-sized bags per vehicle. Shredded paper will be recycled.
  • Fluorescent bulb recycling – Limit 10 bulbs per vehicle. Bring in your expired, unbroken fluorescent bulbs (including compact fluorescent lights, U-tube and Circline fluorescent tubes, bug zappers, black lights, germicidal bulbs, high output bulbs and cold-cathode fluorescent bulbs) for proper disposal.

Not Accepted:
DO NOT bring tree debris, yard waste, garbage, recyclables, batteries, paint, hazardous waste or concrete. Hazardous waste can be brought to Hennepin County's drop-off facilities, visit www.hennepin.us/dropoffs or call 612-348-3777 for locations and information. 

Tips:

  • Reduce your wait time and vehicle load fees by coordinating with your neighbors or friends to load up one vehicle to deliver items to the Fall Clean-Up.
  • For your safety, we ask that you do not walk or bike in with your materials for drop-off.
  • Many items accepted at the Clean-Up events are accepted year-round at other locations in the metro area. Visit the A-Z How To Get Rid Of It Guide at  www.hennepinatoz.org for information.

 

The Clean-Up Day is sponsored by Waste Management and the City of St. Louis Park and is provided as a lower-cost alternative to home pick up. Call Public Works at (952) 924-2562 for more information.



9th Annual Crime Fund Golf Tournament

updated: Friday, August 21, 2015

The primary purpose of St. Louis Park Police Department’s Crime Prevention Fund is to assist our department in preventing crime and providing reward funds. The fund also supports National Night Out, Neighborhood Watch Programs, our Chaplain Program, Citizen’s Academy and many other initiatives that provide support for safety awareness to...


Goblins on Ice

updated: Monday, July 27, 2015

All ages
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
Come to The Rec Center for free indoor ice skating during our annual Halloween skating event – one of our favorite holidays! Free rental skates are available and costumes are welcome.
Friday, Oct. 23, Noon – 1:30 p.m. and/or 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free; no registration required.



Great Pumpkin Fest

updated: Monday, July 27, 2015

All ages
The Shops at West End, 1621 West End Blvd.
Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Come up to The Shops at West End for some friendly Halloween-themed fun. Trick-or-Treat around the shops, boogie down to music, and participate in the costume contest and other fun games around the shops. Bring a non-perishable food item for St. Louis Park Emergency Program (STEP).
Free; no registration required.



Turkeys on Ice

updated: Monday, July 27, 2015

All ages
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
Enjoy free indoor holiday skating just before the turkey and stuffing. Free rental skates available.
Wednesday, Nov. 25, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Free; no registration required.



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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org